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Category: Political News

Greenbrier County Election Results; Lewisburg Elects First Female African-American Mayor

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Municipal Election results are in for several towns in Greenbrier County: For the Town of Rainelle: Mayor: Jason Smith with 140...

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott,...

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair on Monday said the Republican governor should...

Gov. Justice challenges Bloomberg’s attack on ending coal plants by 2030

CHARLESTON, WV – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced a pledge of $500 million towards the Beyond Carbon initiative, a campaign in...

After strikes, West Virginia teachers being tested again

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Teachers in West Virginia walked out of the classroom last year and sparked a national wave of strikes. They walked out this year too. Now...

Lawsuit over West Virginia governor’s residency continues

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A long-running lawsuit seeking to require West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to live in the state’s capital will continue. A circuit judge in...

New Academy School For High Risk Teens Could Be Coming To Fayette County

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A new school academy could be coming to Fayette County if West Virginia legislatures pass the full Student Success Act. Senate Bill...

Biden declares LGBTQ rights his No. 1 legislative priority

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden declared Saturday that the Equality Act would be his top legislative priority, an effort to enshrine...

Trump to make 2020 bid official – again – at Florida rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will be announcing his reelection campaign next month in Orlando, Florida. Trump tweeted Friday that he will hold a...

Trump announces new Mexican tariffs in response to migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all...

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